Man washed away in Hyd’s old city is alive; saves life by holding tree after drifting for 3 km
Abdul Tahir Qureshi, who washed away from Ali Nagar at Falaknuma in Hyderabad’s old city, has saved his life by holding a tree after drifting in gushing water for 3 kilometres. However, eight members of Abdul’s family were swept away in rainwater. Four bodies were retrieved by rescue teams and search is on to trace for the remaining four. Abdul has expressed anguish over losing his family members. He thanked Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi for coming to his rescue after he was waiting for help by holding a tree in the rainwater.